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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:11pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.1% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.3% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.3% Taipei (Taiex) up 1% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Japan Stocks On The Rise As Yen Hits Post-crisis Low

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 8:40pm
Japanese stocks started modestly higher Wednesday but quickly added to gains as the yen trudged further downhill.
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Australia Stocks Dragged Down By Weight Of Iron Ore

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:51pm
Australian stocks crept lower in Wednesday morning trade, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.2%, doubling a 0.2% loss in the previous session as iron-ore miners sold off.
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House lawmakers take up Illinois' school funding formula revamp, discuss equity, adequacy

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:46pm
Parents and teachers frustrated with Illinois' school funding formula rallied for action Tuesday at the state Capitol, as House lawmakers opened talks on a bill that aims to even out disparities between districts by pumping more state dollars into poorer ones and giving less to the wealthiest.
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Senate Bill To Approve Keystone XL Pipeline Fails

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:24pm
A bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline failed a vote in the Senate on Tuesday, dooming prospects for such legislation this year.
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Regulators cut Gulf of Maine cod quota by 75 percent; cite need to rebuild struggling fishery

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:18pm
The maximum amount of cod fish that fishermen can take from the Gulf of Maine will be reduced by 75 percent next year after a Tuesday vote by a federal regulatory council.
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It's OK to take your ice skates on the plane, but leave your fake chain saw at home

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:01pm
The Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday displayed thousands of items confiscated from carry-on bags over three months at Kennedy Airport.
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BP fights on to oust oil spill claims administrator; meanwhile, judge OKs seafood claims plan

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:01pm
BP is heading to a federal appeals court in its effort to oust the administrator of damage settlement claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Claman on Call: Uber Rides Into PR Storm

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:58pm
Welcome to Claman on Call. The markets might be closed but FOX Business is always on call.
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Lava flow in rural Hawaii town continues to show no advancement, little breakout activity

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:46pm
It's another quiet day for a lava flow threatening a rural Hawaii town.
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Safety Agency to Push for National Air Bag Recall

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:35pm
U.S. safety regulators are demanding that automakers and Takata Corp. expand nationwide a recall of vehicles with certain driver's side air bags equipped with inflators that can erupt and send metal fragments into the passenger compartment.
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PetSmart's Income Comes In Ahead Of Views; Shares Up

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:22pm
PetSmart Inc. said Tuesday that third-quarter net income was $92.2 million, or 92 cents a share, up from the $92.2 million, or 88 cents a share, for the same period a year ago.
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Takata Urged To Issue Nationwide Air Bag Recall: WSJ

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:19pm
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has urged U.S. car makers to issue a nationwide recall of Takata Corp. air bags, The Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday.
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Overseas Investors Flooded Back Into Treasurys In September

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:02pm
Overseas investors flooded back into U.S. markets in September, according to the Treasury International Capital, or TIC, report released Tuesday.
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API Reports Crude Supplies Up 3.7 Million Barrels

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:58pm
The American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday reported U.S. crude stocks rose by 3.7 million barrels in the week ended Nov. 14, according to reports.
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Shakeup At Darden Aims To Save $20 Million; Shares Up 2%

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:52pm
Darden Restaurants Inc. announced a shake-up late Tuesday, closing its aviation business and cutting down on management layers at its flagship chain restaurant Olive Garden.
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GOP's Paul Ryan to chair powerful tax committee, giving him platform for potential 2016 bid

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:47pm
House Republican leaders have chosen Paul Ryan to head the powerful House Ways and Means Committee for the next two years.
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NYSE Cancelling Home Depot Trades Below $93.33

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:46pm
The New York Stock Exchange is cancelling all Home Depot trades executed at or below $93.33 between 3:55 p.m. and 3:56 p.m. Eastern.
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Fed's Kocherlakota Worried About Premature Rate Hikes

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:38pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Chief Narayana Kocherlakota worried on Tuesday that the U.S. central bank may be getting ready to end its ultra-easy money-policy stance too soon.
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Keurig Investors Get a Pricey Cup of Coffee -- Ahead of the Tape

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:31pm
Hackers have been the bane of banks and retailers lately, not beverage companies like Keurig Green Mountain Inc.
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